Below is a basic outline of the hourly schedule for Smart Fabrics Summit. Details will be added as they become know. Thank you for your patience!


Interested in presenting? Submit a proposal here!


Monday, March 28
10 AM
Registration Open
11 AM - 12:05 PM
Welcome Lunch and Opening Remarks

Join your industry colleagues for a delicious buffet lunch!  Reconnect with familiar faces and get to know the new ones.

Opening remarks brought to you by your Smart Fabrics Summit MC.

12:05 - 12:50 PM
Insights into NC State's ASSIST Center

Speaker Details Coming Soon!

ASSIST focuses on creating self-powered sensing, computing, and communication systems to enable data-driven insights for a smart and healthy world.

By developing leading-edge systems for high-value applications, ASSIST serves leading initiatives such as healthcare and Internet of Things (IoT) by integrating fundamental advances in energy harvesting, low-power electronics, and sensors with a focus on usability and actionable data.

Learn how ASSIST brings together multidisciplinary researchers, practitioners, and industry partners in a diverse and inclusive ecosystem that encourages innovation with a focus on education and outreach.

1 - 1:45 PM
Education Session 2
1:45 - 2:10 PM
Afternoon Networking Coffee Break
2:15 - 3 PM
Education Session 3
3:10 - 3:55 PM
Education Session 4
4:05 - 4:50 PM
Education Session 5
4:50 - 5 PM
Day 1 Closing Remarks
5 - 6:30 PM
Cocktail Reception

Join us for a fun and engaging end to the first day of the Smart Fabrics Summit.  Mix and mingle with your industry peers over drinks and appetizers.

All participants over the age of 21 will receive a free drink ticket, on us!

Tuesday, March 29
8 - 9 AM
Continental Breakfast and Networking at Wilson College of Textiles

Begin your day with a change of venue!

We will convene in the morning and enjoy breakfast at the state-of-the art, world renowned Wilson College of Textiles. Get to know Wilson College faculty, staff, and students and prepare for engaging tours of Wilson College facilities, with hands on workshops!

9 - 11:30 AM
Facility Tours of Wilson College and ASSIST Center

Beginning at 9 AM, join 30-minute tours of both the Wilson College of Textiles labs and the ASSIST Center’s state-of-the-art research facilities.  Tours of each facility will happen concurrently and rotate to maximize participation. Each tour group can accommodate approximately 10-15 participants.

Logistics details coming soon!

9 - 11:30 AM
Hands-on Workshops with Wilson College Researchers

While lab tours are taking place, join select Wilson College faculty and research staff for a selection of 15-minute hands-on workshops that demonstrate a number of topics relative to e-textiles and related cutting edge research.

Specific details on workshops and presenters coming soon!

Noon - 1 PM
Lunch
1 - 2 PM
Closing Keynote Presentation

A top-tier keynote presenter is in the works!  Stay Tuned!